Percutaneous nephrolithotomy

What is Percutaneous nephrolithotomy?

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) is a surgical procedure to remove stones from the kidney by a small puncture wound (up to about 1 cm) through the skin. It is most suitable to remove stones of more than 2 cm in size and which are present near the pelvic region.

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Is an incision required to kidney stone removal by ultrasound,and do they go up through the...

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Todays my father operation, he has stone in kidney , surgery which to be done is Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy so i wann know is there any kind of...

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Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy is a procedure where surgeon makes a small incision in the back to remove kidney...

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i have kidney stone at right 1cm but the pain arise from bottom to top means from legs to head of right side mascular type pain m 32 yers...female...

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You seem to be having fairly big stone and should get treatment for the same with ESWL or PCNL after the ivu has been...

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Is an incision required to kidney stone removal by ultrasound ,and do they go up through the penis?

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